Spark is a weekly audio blog of smart and unexpected trendwatching. It’s not just technology for gearheads, it’s about the way technology affects our lives, and the world around us.
What’s a Spark story? Wikis in the workplace, Guitar Hero in your living room, or why the new trend in design is the trailer park.
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Spark is produced in Toronto by Elizabeth Bowie, Dan Misener, and Nora Young.
When Elizabeth Bowie was six years old, she decided she wanted to be a reporter. When she was seven, she had her birthday party at the CBC studios in her hometown of Halifax. And when she was eight, she wrote to the CBC and asked if she could have a job. Lizzie still has the letter HR sent back to her thanking her for her interest and asking her to wait ten years. She did, and soon after arrived on the doorstep of CBC Ottawa. There, in the tallest turret of the old Chateau Laurier studios, she worked as the early morning traffic reporter, the arts reporter and with GO, CBC’s national Saturday morning show. Elizabeth now lives in Toronto, and when she’s not kicking up her heels with Nora and the gang, she can be found in dingy piano bars, singing the Carly Simon Songbook.
When he’s not making radio gold, Dan Misener blogs at danmisener.com , plays in a rock and roll band called The Canaries, organizes a reading series called Grownups Read Thing
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